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Graph functions y = -2 and y = -2|x|+1. Thanks!

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ogefolife | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 19, 2013 at 10:42 PM via web

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Graph functions y = -2 and y = -2|x|+1. Thanks!

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baxthum8 | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Associate Educator

Posted September 19, 2013 at 11:08 PM (Answer #1)

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Graph `y = -2`

This means that all ordered pairs have y-coordinates of negative two.

Therefore this is a horizontal line at `y=-2`

(See red graph)

Graph `y = -2|x|+1`

This is an absolute value graph (v shaped graph w/ vertex at (0,0) with a stretch of -2(upside down) and shifted one place up.

(See blue graph)

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